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Tooth Brushing techniques recommended in Periodontal disease

In case of any periodontal disease or periodontal treatment the dentist has to recommend the patient on how to brush, there are different type of tooth brushing techniques which are designed for specific function and to be used in specific conditions of periodontal disease.

tooth brushing techniques in periodontal disease

Here is the list of various Tooth Brushing techniques and their respective used in Periodontal disease: 

Modified Stillman Technique:

  • In cases of Gingival recession
  • Root Exposure

Charters Technique:

  • After Periodontal Surgery is performed for healing tissues

Bass Technique (or) Sulcular brushing technique:

  • It is the most recommended tooth brushing technique in patients with Periodontal Disease

Fones Technique: 

  • It is recommended in Children

Scrub Technique:

  • It is the most common method of technique, which is used by most of the people but it is not recommended in Periodontal disease

Roll type of Tooth Brushing Technique: 

  • It is a less effective technique and should not be recommended in Periodontal Disease


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